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    Constitution Day 2019

    Check out the YouTube recording of the 2019 proceedings entitled The Constitution and a Changing Climate!  The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law had their Media Services shoot the video of our program in the law school's Ceremonial Court Room.

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  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Nonprofit Village in Rockville, MD

    Citizen Activism Training


    The 2020 General Assembly session is upon us – and we want to give you the tools to help make change in Annapolis. LWVMD will be joining Common Cause MD and other organizational trainers to get you ready for the legislative session!

    The "Citizen Activism: Making an Impact in Maryland” day-long training will teach you how Maryland governance works and how you can influence the legislative process. The training will cover every aspect of the General Assembly session, and will give you the tools to follow the issues you care about and make a real impact on Maryland politics.

    Training sessions throughout the day

    • How Bill Becomes Law, Dates to Watch, First Weeks of Session
    • Bill Drafting to First Reader, Building Your Case
    • Committees in Action
    • Crossover Looms, Countdown to Sine Die
    • Sine Die and Beyond


    RSVP for FREE below to reserve your space!

     

    Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 09:30 AM · $25.00 USD

    Winter Workshop 2020


    AGENDA

    9:30 - 10 am - Registration & Welcome

    10 am - 11 am - Dangers of a Constitutional Convention 

    with Jessica Jones-Capparell - LWVUS

    11:15 am - 12:15 pm  - Potential Partnerships for Celebrating our 100th Year

    12:30 pm - 1:45 pm - Lunch and Speaker

    "The 2020 Census" - Robert S. McCord, Maryland Secretary of Planning

    1:45 pm - 2 pm Announcements


    EARLY BIRD PRICING before 1/17 - $25 LWV Members/$30 Non LWV Members

    AFTER 1/17 $30 LWV Members/$35 Non LWV Members

    Register below or Click here for a printable registration form to mail

     

     

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